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THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON | STAGE PREVIEW

THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON | STAGE PREVIEW

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Fri 24 + Sat 25 Mar Acclaimed and innovative theatre practitioner Robert Lepage’s work is performed the world over, but rarely comes to Wales, but this is an opportunity to see his work The Far Side of the Moon, performed by Yves Jacques. Lepage is one of Canada’s most acclaimed theatre […]

 Emily Garside

MARK WATSON | COMEDY REVIEW

MARK WATSON | COMEDY REVIEW

St David’s Hall   Mark Watson’s latest tour has kicked off with two out of four gigs to date in Wales-although admittedly a little late last night ‘thanks to the rugby’. Watson suggests using ‘thanks to the rugby’ as a catch-all excuse when in Cardiff. And given that the main narrative of this show is […]

 Emily Garside

TOM: A STORY OF TOM JONES THE MUSICAL | STAGE REVIEW

TOM: A STORY OF TOM JONES THE MUSICAL | STAGE REVIEW

Tom: A Story of Tom Jones The Musical Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Running until 12th March   It actually seems odd, given the volume of jukebox and biographical musicals out there, that it’s taken so long for a Tom Jones musical to be written. And on paper it seems an excellent combination; working class boy makes […]

 Emily Garside

WELSH THEATRE COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: TAKING FLIGHT | STAGE FEATURE

WELSH THEATRE COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: TAKING FLIGHT | STAGE FEATURE

While the Stage section here at Buzz can bring you previews and reviews of theatre happening right now, it’s also a chance to reflect on the companies that make theatre happen in Wales. And with Wales Theatre Awards throwing the spotlight on our best and brightest companies and theatre makers, it’s a good time to […]

 Emily Garside

THE OTHER ROOM NEW SEASON | STAGE FEATURE

THE OTHER ROOM NEW SEASON | STAGE FEATURE

It’s January, it’s cold and dark, it’s fairly miserable. But among reasons to get excited this week is the launch of the new season from The Other Room. Cardiff’s newest theatre, and Cardiff’s only pub theatre. That’s right, a theatre in a pub. Not just a theatre with a bar, a theatre in an actual […]

 Emily Garside

CROESO-WALES ON STAGE | STAGE FEATURE

CROESO-WALES ON STAGE | STAGE FEATURE

Overture

Welcome! This is the very first weekly column of Wales on Stage where I’ll be covering all things theatre and performing arts. Wales has such a variety of theatre and performance happening every week, and I hope to bring a slice of that, and some inspiration for what to see that maybe you hadn’t considered, or that […]